Mrs. Kimberly Francisco Newby, wife of the late Freddy Nathaniel Newby Jr., passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Kim was born on Oct. 7, 1961 to the late Raymond H. Francisco and the late Betty Owen Conner.

Kim was a very caring person, having been a nurse for 23 years. She was a former member of Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memories are her sons, Freddy N. “Trey” Newby III, and James Nelson Newby and wife, Codi; sister Karen Yeaman and husband Harry; brother Kevin Francisco and wife Margo; step sisters, Teresa Brooks, Dawn Rolfe and husband Raymond and Wendy Casen; her beloved dog, Daisy; and numerous other family members.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Ballew officiating.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions everyone is asked to wear a face mask and social distance.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials to consider Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 266, Virgilina, VA 24598 or American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.